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New York Times, Sunday, January 19, 1947

Author: W. W. Webster
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 566 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 53
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 258
Across Down
1. Bright polish. : GLAZE
6. Seaport in Palestine. : ACRE
10. More or less. : SOME
14. Unbind. : LOOSE
19. Revolving part of machine. : ROTOR
20. Deputy Military Governor in U. S. zone of Germany. : CLAY
21. Surrounded by. : AMID
22. Mr. Cobb of Paducah. : IRVIN
23. Objective of Operation High Jump. : ANTARCTICA
25. President Pro Tempore of Senate. : VANDENBERG
27. Norse queen of underworld. : HEL
28. Makes piquant. : SAUCES
29. Resident of Gov. Herbert's State. : OHIOAN
30. Bailiwick of Wickard. : REA
31. Fish pickle. : ALEC
33. ___ el Abyad, the White Nile. : BAHR
34. Beyond the norm. : OVER
35. Long tooth. : FANG
36. Senator from Pennsylvania. : MYERS
38. Tragic Miss Durbeyfield. : TESS
40. Some persons. : ONES
41. Whom Marie Sklodowska married. : CURIE
42. Famous curmudgeon. : ICKES
44. Machine that puts on borders. : EDGER
46. Pasty organic mixtures. : MAGMAS
47. Lost. : MISLAID
50. Where basic foods are made. : DAIRY
51. Señora. : DONA
52. Mature beings. : ADULTS
53. Swiss novelist, 1946 Nobel Prize in literature. : HESSE
54. Buntings valued by gourmets. : ORTOLANS
58. San ___, Italy, on Mediterranean. : REMO
59. Utensil. : TEAPOT
61. Wane. : ABATE
62. He wrote Israfel. : POE
63. Mountain range in Mongolia. : TANNU
65. Mosslike plant. : STONECROP
67. Cut off, as leather. : SKIVE
69. Native of: Suffix. : ITE
70. Harass. : BESET
72. Recipient of 1946 Nobel Prize in medicine. : MULLER
74. Tart. : ACID
75. Soothing tonics. : NERVINES
77. Wings of churches. : APSES
78. Latin poet (B. C. 65–8). : HORACE
80. Indefinitely long period. : AEON
81. Long lock. : TRESS
82. Perforated. : RIDDLED
83. Islanders S. of Bering Sea. : ALEUTS
86. Senator from Oklahoma. : MOORE
87. Nature spirit in Arabian lore. : GENIE
88. New chairman of FCC. : DENNY
89. Greek letter. : BETA
90. One of numerous Europeans. : SLAV
92. Peals. : CLAPS
96. Governor of Wyoming. : HUNT
97. She loved Radamés. : AIDA
98. Flower. : IRIS
100. Range between France and Switzerland. : JURA
101. Diamonds: Slang. : ICE
102. Liberal Georgian. : ARNALL
104. Muddles. : ADDLES
106. Let the bait bob. : DIB
107. Twice a year. : BIANNUALLY
109. Petrify. : MINERALIZE
111. Member of U. N. Economic and Social Council. : INDIA
112. What a golfer is. : TEER
113. Maple genus. : ACER
114. Director of "The Best Years of Our Lives." : WYLER
115. Examinations. : TESTS
116. Mme. Ciano. : EDDA
117. Pronoun. : HERS
118. Diviners. : SEERS
1. Brigadier General, personal physician to Pres. Truman. : GRAHAM
2. Sequestered. : LONELY
3. Noted member of Fabian Society. : ATTLEE
4. Living being: Comb. form. : ZOA
5. Slips. : ERRS
6. Aroused. : ACTUATED
7. Platitudes. : CLICHES
8. Whirlaway, Gar Wood, etc. : RACERS
9. Nestling. : EYAS
10. Jimmy ___, indomitable comedian. : SAVO
11. Senator from Wyoming. : OMAHONEY
12. Garson's role. : MINIVER
13. Taro roots. : EDDOES
14. Pool: Scot. : LINN
15. Circle: Poet. : ORB
16. ___ stroke. : OVERARM
17. Order to which manatee belongs. : SIRENIA
18. Entangles. : ENGAGES
24. Covered part of locomotive. : CAB
26. Attention. : EAR
32. Mountain in S. Alaska. : CRILLON
35. Of a contrapuntal work. : FUGAL
37. Begone!—Jocular. : SCAT
39. Acclimatize. : SEASON
40. Giant of fairy tales. : OGRE
41. Pleasure boats. : CANOES
43. Osculated: Poet. : KIST
45. Canine disease. : DISTEMPER
46. Co-winner of Noble Peace Prize, 1946. : MOTT
47. Speaker of the House. : MARTIN
48. Imagine. : IDEATE
49. Enzyme researcher, won half of 1946 Nobel Prize in chemistry. : SUMNER
50. Storehouse. : DEPOT
51. Arrange in folds. : DRAPE
53. Abhors. : HATES
54. Twenty of these in one drachma. : OBOLS
55. At the tip. : APICAL
56. Beginner. : NOVICE
57. Planted. : SEEDED
60. City with ruined Krupp works. : ESSEN
61. City on the Rhone. : ARLES
64. Location. : UBIETY
66. Queer fellows: Colloq : CUSSES
68. Vice-President of Yugoslavia. : KARDELJ
71. Son of Seth. : ENOS
73. What France is keeping watch on. : RHIN
76. Boast. : VAUNT
77. Venezuelan town; copper mecca. : AROA
79. Concerning a kind of poem. : ODIC
81. Amounted to. : TOTALLED
82. Railers. : REVILERS
83. Administer. : ADHIBIT
84. White amino acid. : LEUCINE
85. Groups of nine. : ENNEADS
86. Honored, as in armed forces. : MEDALED
87. U. S. Ambassador to Britain. : GARDNER
89. Double: Bot. : BINATE
91. Desolated village of World War II. : LIDICE
93. Of hearing. : AUDILE
94. One who values something. : PRIZER
95. War souvenirs. : SABERS
97. Islands off New Guinea. : ARU
99. 2.057 lb. in India. : SER
102. Mallard genus. : ANAS
103. Glockenspiel of special shape. : LYRA
104. Nurse in Orient. : AMAH
105. Proverbs. : SAWS
108. Insect egg. : NIT
110. Lixivium. : LYE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 49 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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